Martin Peretz was Editor-in-Chief of The New Republic for 36 years and taught social theory at Harvard University for nearly half a century.
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The Democrats Need a New Eugene McCarthy

Will we see a Democratic candidate like him—practically inclined to the liberal center, with a coherent moral outlook that used to be informed by a decent left—in the 2020 election cycle?

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The Immortal Mind of Nathan Glazer

‘Nat’ to his friends, Glazer, who died Saturday at 95, was among the last of the original New York intellectuals and a remarkable thinker who never lost touch with how ideas affected real people’s lives

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Holding Obama Accountable for Syria

And why Trump’s military pullout represents not a new direction in foreign affairs but a coarse coda to a decade of institutional error

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Obama’s Ghosts

An accounting of the Democrats’ legacy in the Middle East, and where they can go from here

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An Open Letter to the Writer of the Open Letter to Robert Kraft

On the Super Bowl-winning owner of the New England Patriots, dining companion of the president, and ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

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